Great Railway Journeys of The World Coast to Coast
Writer Ludovic Kennedy reflects on the future of railways in North America at a time when passenger trains are struggling to survive. Kennedy rides the famous Broadway Limited from New York to Chicago, and follows the tracks of illustrious travelers like Robert Louis Stevenson on the San Francisco Zephyr. Along the way, Kennedy meets such diverse characters as Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Hobo Joe from Sacramento, and eighty-three-year-old Roger Whitaker, acknowledged as the world's greatest railroad buff.
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